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Dynetics-Led Team to Build Army Laser Weapon Demonstrator Under $130M Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded a Dynetics-led industry team a potential $130M contract to build and demonstrate a 100-kilowatt-class laser weapons system. Dynetics said Wednesday its partners for the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator program are Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Rolls-Royce and MZA Associates. “High energy laser weapons have been …

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Honeywell to Develop Turbine Tech Under Potential $150M Air Force Contract

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has won a potential eight-year, $150M contract to develop an aircraft technology under the first phase of the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program. The Department of Defense said Thursday the company’s aerospace business will perform work in Phoenix, Ariz., and is expected to finish by Feb. 20, …

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Rolls-Royce Subsidiary Wins Potential $100M USAF Turbine Development Contract

A U.S. subsidiary of Rolls Royce has landed a potential eight-year, $100M contract for development, demonstration and transition of turbine-based propulsion, power and thermal systems for the U.S. Air Force. LibertyWorks will perform work under the first phase of USAF’s Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability program, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Rolls-Royce Gets $420M USAF IDIQ for Aircraft Engine Sustainment Services

Rolls-Royce has received a potential six-year, $420 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to sustain F137 military aircraft engines. The company will maintain, repair and overhaul the engine technology as well as sustaining engineering and program management support, the Defense Department said Tuesday. F137 currently powers USAF’s RQ-4 Global Hawk and the U.S. Navy‘s MQ-4C Triton …

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BAE Lands $3.2B in Nuclear-Power Submarine Contracts With UK Defense Ministry

BAE Systems has received contracts worth approximately $3.2 billion from the U.K. government to support development work on nuclear-powered submarines. The company said Monday it will produce and deliver the seventh Astute-class submarine, HMS Agincourt, under a potential $2 billion contract. BAE also received a potential $1.2 billion contract to …

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Boeing Drafts 10 Local Firms for Bid on Germany’s Heavy-Lift Helicopter Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has gathered 10 local companies in Germany to be part of an industry team that would bid on a potential $5 billion contract for the German military’s procurement of heavy-lift helicopters, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Wednesday that the group includes the …

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Boeing Ventures Arm Invests in UK-Based Hypersonic Propulsion Tech Developer

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) HorizonX Ventures division has invested in Reaction Engines in an effort to help the latter develop a hypersonic propulsion technology aimed at enhancing the next generation of hypersonic flight and space access vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. HorizonX Ventures participated in the Series …

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Thomas Bell to Rejoin Rolls-Royce as Defense Business Head

Thomas Bell, senior vice president of global sales and marketing at Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business, will rejoin Rolls-Royce this month as president of the aircraft engine manufacturer’s defense arm. Rolls-Royce said Wednesday Bell initially joined the company in mid-2012 as president for its North American customer business and after that held the same …

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StandardAero to Repair Air Force T56 Engine Parts Under Potential $380M Contract

StandardAero, a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, has received a potential $379.9 million contract to repair T56 aircraft engine parts for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the firm-fixed-price contract covers depot-level overhaul and repair services for T56 series 3.0 and 3.5 engine and component parts. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center received …

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Rolls-Royce to Manufacture V-22 Aircraft Engines for Marine Corps, Japan Under $115M Contract

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $115.1 million contract to produce a total of 56  engines for V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft of the U.S. Marine Corps and Japan. The company will manufacture 36 AE1107C production engines for USMC and another 20 production and spare engines for the government of Japan, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work …

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